Milerd Anderson, also known as Andy, was an all-state guard in 1931 when the Covington Holmes basketball team advanced to state tournament semi-finals. Mr. Anderson played two years of football and four years of basketball at the University of Kentucky. He was captain of the 1936 basketball.
After leaving the University, he was general agent for the National Life Insurance Company of Vermont and for the Berkshire Life Insurance Company.
Mr. Anderson was elected Lexington city commissioner in 1947 as a candidate on the City Ticket headed by Tom Mooney.
He was born in Covington, Ky.
He was a member of the U.S. Naval Reserve, the Blue Grass Executives Club, the Lexington Life Underwriters Association, the Optimist Club and the Junior Chamber of Commerce. He was a member of the Baptist church. During World War II, he served with the Merchant Marine.